FNQ Region

Schools of excellence

See your child shine

Across the FNQ region's state schools, we are proud to offer centres of excellence. In addition to exceptional  curriculum in science, technology, sport, languages, and creative arts we also offer programs focussed on multi-age learning and autism.

We also offer programs which acknowledge the diversity in our  region with programs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education and programs that focus on Indigenous Arts.

Academically-orientated students have an opportunity to excel in a range of schools:below you can find the International Baccalaureate, a Gifted Students program and a University Academy.

Atherton State High School

Location: Atherton

Areas of excellence: astronomy and agribusiness
T 4030 5222  I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bentley Park College
Location: Edmonton
Areas of excellence: netball, rugby league and information technology
T 4040 8111 I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cairns School of Distance Education
Location: Cairns (and across Queensland)
Areas of excellence: e-learning; languages, Autism Centre of Excellence,  multi-age learning , and visual arts
T 4080 9222 I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cairns State High School
Location: Cairns
Areas of excellence: International Baccalaureate, Sporting Academy, Visual Arts and Performing Arts School of Excellence
T4050 3033 I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Edge Hill State School

Location: Edge Hill
Areas of Excellence: QAR (Question, Answer, Relationship program) International Education, Instrumental Music, Language (LOTE)
T 4037 9555 I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Malanda State High School

Location: Malanda
Areas of excellence: agribusiness
Th4096 7111 I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mareeba State High School

Location: Mareeba
Areas of Excellence Agribusiness, Engineering and Performing Arts
T 4086 2777 I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Northern Peninsula Area College

Location: Cape York
Area of excellence: Indigenous education and engagement to employment
T 4090 4333  I E
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Smithfield State High School and Trinity Beach State School

Location: Northern Beaches (Smithfield and Trinity Beach)
Areas of excellence: Tropical Academy Alliance for academic students, sporting academy, performing arts academy, philosophy and learning academy, and leadership and learning academy
T4058 4333 (Smithfield) 4057 1444 (Trinity Beach) I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tagai State College
Location: Tagai
Areas of Excellence: Marine Conservation: land and sea sciences, Torres Strait Arts: Language  and Culture
T4030 6333 I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trinity Bay State High School

Location: Central Cairns

Areas of excellence: music academy
T4037 5222  I E
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Tully State High School

Location: Tully
Areas of excellence: agribusiness
T 4068 4555 I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whitfield State School

Location: Whitfield
Areas of excellence: gifted students program
T 4034 1755  I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Woree State High School

Location: Woree
Areas of excellence: marine technology and Skills technology: pathways to traineeships/apprenticeships
T4081 5222  I E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Department of Education and Training Far North Queensland

  • Telephone: (07) 4037 3822
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